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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is the place to play in paradise in Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy swimming in the infinity pool and sandy beach on Banderas Bay. Hit the gym and take fitness classes, like yoga, Zumba and Pilates. Head to the Activity Desk for Puerto Vallarta adventures and tours. Our Activities Program offers snorkeling and kayaking, bike tours, and cooking classes. Guests can also enjoy beach volleyball, Bocce ball, tennis, ping pong, water aerobics, bingo, and dance classes.

The resort also features evening entertainment, live music in the open-air amphitheater, fiestas, DJs, karaoke, and theme nights that celebrate the spirit of Puerto Vallarta.

Designed for young vacationers, the Kids' Club offers daily beach and pool games, nature discovery and arts and crafts, and the Teens' Club offers a lounge for hanging out and playing video games and billiards. 


Yes. Kids are welcome. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is a family-friendly resort with daily activities for all ages. The resort offers kid-friendly restaurants, a Kids' Club with pool and beach games and arts and crafts, and a Teens' Club with a video game lounge and karaoke. 

Our tour agent is happy to arrange snorkeling and scuba diving adventures, whale watching and dolphin encounters, and bay cruises for your family and kids. Check the Daily Activities schedule for fun kid-friendly recreation, from bike tours to scuba clinics and Spanish classes.            

A Sorry, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit does not allow pets. Our passion is to deliver all-inclusive luxury that is beyond compare for every guest, and often that means being exclusive. Service animals are welcome. 
A Making reservations in advance is recommended since our seating capacity in the restaurants is limited
A The beaches surrounding Nuevo Vallarta has a fabulous beach, wide, clean, nice sand, soft waves depending the year. The hotels also put up flags when it is not safe to swim, or if there are jellyfish in the water.

Puerto Vallarta International Airport is located 11.8 kms or 7.3 miles away and is only a short 15-minute drive from Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. You can take a taxi service to or from the resort, or call us in advance for VIP reservations that include to and from transport in a private suburban, drinks of your choice, luggage assistance, and a greeting sign with your name on it at the exit gate.

A The best resorts to stay in Puerto Vallarta are Velas Vallarta and Casa Velas in Marina Vallarta. Member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World and rated four stars by the Forbes Travel Guide, Casa Velas is an adults-only all-inclusive resort with an estate-like feel situated alongside the fairways of the Marina Vallarta golf course and only minutes from the beach. Velas Vallarta is located nearby with over 10 acres of beachfront bliss as well as 3 large swimming pools, a cascading waterfall, and variety of activities for all ages that makes Velas Vallarta perfect for the entire family.

If you're planning to stay in Nuevo Vallarta, the best place to stay is Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. Grand Velas is the recipient of the Condé Nast "Most Excellent Spa Hotel" award for its famous SE Spa. It's oceanfront location on a stretch of gorgeous, soft-sand beach is a paradise location for a beach getaway in Mexico!
A Absolutely! For security reasons, there is a qualified lifeguard by the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit beach area.
A Sure, there is a lifeguard in the beach area that is responsible for the safety of people.
A Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit does not offer Uber service, but there is comfortable air-conditioned transportation available in the resort.
A Given that there is not a specific calendar for the mariachi performance, we highly recommend to contact your travel specialist or Personal Concierge first.
A The Kids' Club is open from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m
A The minimum age to kayak at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is 18 years old.
A The bike tour lasts 45 - 60 minutes.
A Yes, we have a kids club available to kids aged 4-12 that is open daily 9AM to 10:45PM
A Yes. In addition to the suites, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has wheelchairs, crutches, and canes; electric wheelchairs and scooters can be provided at an additional charge. The restaurants and bars have access ramps and the pool has rails at an average height. The staff is trained to provide assistance to guests who would like to access the beach.
A There are four wheelchair-accessible suites with king beds. The suites have a 35-inch main entrance, 38-inch shower entrance, 35-inch toilet entrance and 36-inch bathroom entrance.

Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. Access to suites before this time is subject to availability, however guests do have access to the pools and restaurants. Check-out time is 12:00 p.m.

Late check-out is subject to availability. If you require a late check-out, it can be arranged through your Personal Concierge.

A Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has three pools. Two are heated during the winter, from December to February, and is maintained at a temperature of 30° to 31° C | 86° to 88° F.
A At Grand Velas you'll be able to comfortably use the elevators on both sides of the building, and use the wheelchair ramps for your convenience. The ground floor has also has accessible suites.
A As part of the All-Inclusive concept, guests enjoy of complimentary access to Wi-Fi and use of computers at resort's Business Center -open 24 hours.
Services such as shipment, printing and scanning are available at an additional cost.
A The resort is considered smoke-free, however we do have open areas for smoking.
A Our Pool Concierge will help you find a place to relax by the pool or on the beach.
A We offer a range of items for pampering babies. These items are listed on our website. Diapers have an additional charge, and can be purchased from the boutique or ordered from a local store.
A We have a tennis court and equipment available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Reservations are required
A The resort offers a dental kit upon arrival, which contains a 6.5 ml toothbrush and toothpaste. Sunblock is provided in the pool area during certain hours. Also, our boutique offers a range of toiletries at an additional charge.
A Services that have an additional charge include transportation from the airport, ATM machine, audiovisual equipment, meeting rooms, Spa and Beauty Salon services, Boutique and gift shop, Business Center, 24-hour medical services, laundry and dry cleaning, high-speed internet, event services, babysitting, taxis, surf boards, stand-up paddle boards and catering services.
A Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is a resort for all ages, however we do have areas just for adults, such as the jacuzzis for ages 18 and over, open from 10:00 a.m to 8.00 p.m. Restaurant Piaf is also limited to guests ages 12 and over.
A The All Inclusive does not include the Spa facilities or services. The cost of the Water Ceremony is $50 USD per person.

If you are a guest of Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit and you wish to bring a guest to the resort, you will need to purchase a Day Pass to allow your guest to use all facilities and enjoy all the benefits of the All Inclusive. Day Passes are valid from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and are subject to availability.

Please inquire with your Personal Concierge about Day Pass availability and policies for the specialty restaurants if you wish to invite a guest to dinner.

A As a guest of the resort you are provided with internet access at no additional charge, with a speed of 10 MBps per device.
A Yes. Our All Inclusive covers all amenities in your suite, such as snacks and drinks in the mini bar, which are restocked daily.
A Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has certified, experienced babysitters available 24 hours a day. This service is offered at an additional charge and may be scheduled with your Personal Concierge, at least three hours in advance.
A During your stay at the resort you may enjoy your choice of 8 different types of pillows ranging from very soft to very firm.
A Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has Elegancia Textil-brand pillows and Beautyrest mattresses.
A The ‘Mago', or magician statue at the entrance was created by the artist Alejandro Colunga, with the phrase ‘Aqui empieza la mágia', or ‘the magic begins here'. It is your welcome to the Grand Velas experience.
A Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit works with one of the best car rental services, which is available in the lobby every day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This service is offered at an additional charge and has the following requirements: minimum age 25 years, valid, current driver's license and credit card.
A Yes. If you desire same-day service please contact your Personal Concierge before 10:00 a.m. This service has an additional charge.
A The resort has a tour agency on site. Our staff can recommend the best activities according to your requests, in the Puerto Vallarta and Nuevo Vallarta areas.
A Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit offers 11 types of luxury suites: Three versions of Master Suites (pool-view, ocean-view and oceanfront view); two versions of Parlor Suites (pool-view and ocean-view), Governor Suite, Wellness Suite, Grand Class Suite, Family Suite, Two and Three-bedroom Family Residence and Presidential Suite.
A Our Wellness, Grand Class, Family, Family Residence and Presidential Suites all have outdoor jacuzzis located on the terrace.